register variable

register variable

[′rej·ə·stər ‚ver·ē·ə·bəl]
(computer science)
A variable in a computer program that is assigned to a register in the central processing unit instead of to a location in main storage.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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